From December 12 2014 until 31 August 2015, there will be a chance to see some of the many iconic possessions once owned by the king of rock ’n’ roll, Elvis Presley. The exhibition, consisting of more than 300 items, is being held at the O2 in southeast London and will include some of the vehicles he once owned.
In fact, the exhibition is the largest ever to take place in Europe, but it’s not just outlandish jumpsuits on display; Elvis loved his cars and the O2 will provide a tantalizing hint at what can be found at the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum in the grounds of Graceland.
As Christmas fast approaches, fans of two wheeled modes of transport flocked to Motorcycle Live at Birminghams NEC in the hope of getting a glimpse of the new 2015 models for the first time and maybe even get themselves an early Christmas present.
Yamaha has launched its first ‘streetfighter-style’ model in the 125cc motorbike category with its superb new MT-125.
After the success of the recently launched MT-07 and MT-09, which have been racking up some pretty impressive sales, the company’s latest model is designed to appeal to younger riders.
When I first saw the Johammer J1 electric motorbike I was in two minds; the external skeleton looked like some ancient bakelite radio on first sight, but this was soon tempered by the Easy Rider chopper-style position that the rider can take on-board, and we all like that look don’t we…
Once again it was time to fling open the doors of Birmingham’s NEC to motorcycle fans both young and old, to peruse the delights provided by more than 230 exhibitors packed into 4 large halls.